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Chlorhexidine for neonatal infection: the ‘game-changer’ we’ve all been waiting for?

by Victoria Ponce Hardy Tropical Medicine and International Health – First published: 12 February 2018 2 pp. 37 kB http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tmi.13032/epdf That chlorhexidine is a useful commodity in the fight against neonatal infection-related mortality is not disputed. However, its presentation as … Continue reading

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Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers

Updated 3rd Edition 2018 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and World Health Organization, 2018 460 pp. 8.1 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/260156/1/9780999203705-eng.pdf?ua=1 The 2018 edition of the Handbook includes new WHO recommendations that expand contraceptive choices. Also, guidance … Continue reading

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Ending the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

by Robert Walter Eisinger and Anthony S. Fauci Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 24, Number 3, March 2018 4 pp. 324 kB https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/24/3/pdfs/17-1797.pdf The goal of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic is theoretically achievable and would require addressing this global health catastrophe … Continue reading

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A Practical Guide to Implementation Research on Health Systems

by Henry Lucas and Merrick Zwarenstein Future Health Systems, November 2016 Download chapter by chapter as PDF files at: http://courses.arcade-project.org/course/view.php?id=9 or book as one ePub document at: http://courses.arcade-project.org/mod/resource/view.php?id=628 This is an open access resource targeted primarily at post-graduate students intending … Continue reading

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The War on Children: Time to End Violations Against Children in Armed Conflict

by Mariam Kirollos, Caroline Anning, Gunvor Knag Fylkesnes et al. Save the Children International, 2018 44 pp. 3.6 MB https://www.savethechildren.net/waronchildren/pdf/waronchildren.pdf More children than ever before – at least 357 million globally – are now living in areas affected by conflict, … Continue reading

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Monitoring Sustainable Development Goal 3: how ready are the health information systems in low-income and middle-income countries?

by Juliet Nabyonga-Orem BMJ Glob Health, 2017;2:e000433, October 2017 5 pp. 278 kB https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5663251/pdf/bmjgh-2017-000433.pdf While keeping the health MDG agenda, SDG3 embraces the growing challenge of noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors. The broader scope of the SDG agenda, the … Continue reading

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Health Information System Strengthening: Standards and Best Practices

by Fern Greenwell and Shannon Salentine Measure Evaluation, 2018 100 pp. 3.8 MB https://www.measureevaluation.org/resources/publications/tr-17- 225/at_download/document The purpose of this guide is to help health authorities and health information officers align health information system (HIS) data sources with standards and best … Continue reading

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Contribution of perinatal conditions to cerebral palsy in Uganda

by Jane Hassell, Cally Tann, Richard Idro et al. The Lancet Global Health, Vol. 6, March 2018 2 pp. 58 kB http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/langlo/PIIS2214-109X(18)30041-X.pdf Worldwide, an estimated 93 million children are disabled, 80% of whom live in low-income countries. Cohort studies in … Continue reading

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Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine (JPPCM), Vol 4, Issue 1, Jan-Mar, 2018

http://www.jppcm.org/ JPPCM publishes four issues per year devoted to research and review articles in the field of pharmacy practice, community medicine and related discipline of health sciences. JPPCM aims at facilitating the development of community-based research, education, and health care … Continue reading

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Health at a Glance 2017: OECD Indicators

OECD Publishing, 2017 220 pp. 5.8 MB – download as PDF at: http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/health-at-a-glance-19991312.htm This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the health status of populations and health system performance in OECD countries. … Continue reading

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